Contact Us

General Inquiries 1 877 777-0767

Media Relations (450) 433-3336 X233

  • Canada - EastSales

    François Thauvette
    514 451-9672 | 

  • Canada - WestSales

    Taz Ali
    604 367-5682 | 

  • USA - EastSales

    Jeffrey Schaefer
    514 240-5801 | 

  • USA - WestSales

    Chris Henderson
    480 450-5227 | 

Who we are!

For over two decades, Hydrotek Hydroponics has been manufacturing and distributing horticultural equipment to happy growers around the globe. We are proud to offer a wide variety of products to our clients in the commercial and medical industries.

From humble beginnings as a family hydroponics store, we have grown to five distribution centres across the USA and Canada, and Hydrotek Hydroponics is the largest hydroponics distributor in Canada.

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Sebastien BarilCEO

Sebastien has lead Hydrotek since its beginning in 1995. With a BA in Finance and natural business instincts he has grown Hydrotek from a single hydroponics store to an international distribution and manufacturing company with 5 distribution centers. Sebastien has developed strong relationships with suppliers around the globe, enhancing the companies' product portfolio and overall performance. As the president of Hydrotek, Sebastien is responsible for strategic planning and new product development and is always looking for ways to enhance service and reliability across product lines.

Riaaz ShahVice President of Operations

Riaaz has been a proponent of hydroculture on the west coast for over twenty years. One of the most knowledgeable hydroponic cultivators in Canada, Riaaz's advice and problem-solving skills are widely sought after in the industry. Riaaz is Hydroteks' Greenhouse Management Specialist, using his decades of experience and horticultural degree to provide professional consultation on both outdoor and indoor cultivation. His leadership and intuition are responsible for the successful growth of Hydrotek on the west coast of Canada and the Northwestern United States. Riaaz constantly strives to improve customer satisfaction and business performance, in that order.

Marie-Claude GagnonCFO

Marie-Claude has been with Hydrotek Hydroponics for over 17 years, and has been key to its growth and development. As the Financial Controller, she manages our accounting team and ensures all of Hydroteks’ financials are up to date and performing. Marie-Claude also advises on new project costs and budget requirements, with the goal of streamlining expenses and mitigating risk.

Martin GagnonVice President of Sales

As the V.P. of Sales, Martin manages Hydrotek's Canadian and US sales force. Martin has been Involved In the hydroponic industry for two decades. His experience and industry knowledge, coupled to a strong background in sales, make Martin an indispensable asset to Hydrotek. Martin manages an international team of talented and motivated sales people.

Marc GariepyProcurement Director

As Procurement Director, Marc directs the purchasing and logistics team and ensures that goods and services purchased by Hydrotek meet the highest quality standards.

Martine LaroucheDirector of Marketing & Communications

Martine leads the marketing, communications, advertising, social and digital media operations. As head of Hydrotek's creative team, Martine guides Hydrotek's media image and presence. Her strong organizational and leadership skills lead a diverse marketing team, touching everything from product design, branding, SEO, web design, content, and more.

  • Caroline OuelletBusiness Diversification


  • Dominic PaquetteAccount Manager - Retail


  • JiWei FuProduct Development Engineer


  • Liana CisseCustomer Services Specialist


  • Linda DenisAccount Receivable Manager


  • Josée LarinLogistic, Import/Export Manager


  • Francis BoudreauSEO/Web Manager


  • Hubert SevignySenior Graphic Designer


  • Mathieu GélinasWarehouse Manager, Montreal


  • Sam AliWarehouse Manager, Surrey


  • Mark DevittWarehouse Manager, Detroit


  • Toshi ChuWarehouse Manager, Phoenix


Head Office

Jeffrey Schaefer, Hubert Sevigny, Martine Larouche and Francis Boudreau

Head Office

David Marquis, Mathieu Gélinas, Danny Tamaro, Audrey Lajoie, Sébastien Mercier, Brian Burgess and Tom Feigel

Growing With You.